Film Articles & Info
At Youstencil, we also take pleasure in the design and munufacture of
custom stencils as well as alterations to our own designs to suite your
Our custom stencils are cut from flexible Mylar (polyester) film 127
micron (5mil). Our films are reusable and suitable for use with airbrush,
rollers, brushes aerosols and silk screens.
It is not always possible or practicle to reproduce an exact stencilized
version of your text or logo. However, in most cases, we would be able
to stylise and produce an acceptable reproduction of your design.
Acceptable file formats
Vector files such as pdf, eps and ai.
We do offer a design service to prepare your image for you if computer
graphics is not your strong point..
Stencil Thickness for :
3 mil to 5 mil
T-shirts and other garments, curtains, wall hangings.
painting: 3 mil to 5 mil
The only advantage of going thicker is a little extra manageability.
Here you require something a bit thicker: at least 10mil and preferably
thicker 0.015" (0.38mm) to 0.074" (1.9mm)
Art: 3 mil to 5 mil
Just as in fabric painting 3 mil to 4 mil is sufficient.
Frisket is a very thin, self adhesive film suitable for cutting the stencil
directly onto the artwork.
001" 1mil (25 micron) to . ..002" 2 mil (50 micron)
Difficult to cut large pieces, but very durable. Use polypropylene up to
1. .002" 2 mil 50 Micron
2. .003" 3 mil 75 Micron
3. .004" 4 mil 100 Micron
4. .005" 5 mil 127 Micron
5. .007" 7 mil 175 Micron
6. .010" 10 mil 250 Micron
1 millimeter = 1000 microns
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